The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.
SERVING THE MUSEUM SINCE 1950
OMNI THEATER FILMS 1983 - Present
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PRE & POST-VISIT RESOURCES
The Museum is passionate about supporting the children of Texas and the remarkable teachers working with them. We know your educational time is precious and we value your trust in our extraordinary learning environments. Your students will observe, question, predict and communicate as they deepen their understanding of science in our exhibit galleries. Learning happens here – through hands-on explorations in our exhibits, and through the conversations your students have with you, other students and our staff. Thank you fo
21st Century Learning Academy
Thank you for your interest in the 21st Century Learning Academy for educators. Both programs (Grades K-2 and Grades 3-8) are full and registration is closed. If you have any questions, please send an email to Cathy Barthelemy at email@example.com.
THE HAPPY FAMILY SCULPTURE
One of the most smile-inducing components of the new Fort Worth Museum School isn’t an artifact, reptile or colorful painting. Rather it’s “The Happy Family,” a site-specific metal sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Barrett DeBusk, situated in the middle of the Museum School Courtyard.
A SUSTAINABLE BUILDING
“This is a 100-year building,” said Architect Ricardo Legorreta. Indeed, the architect and builders of the new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History worked hard to incorporate sustainable elements into the building’s construction.
THE URBAN LANTERN
One of the most stunning features of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new building is the “Urban Lantern,” an element common to structures designed by architects Legorreta + Legorreta. As a beacon of learning, and as the anchor of the new Museum campus, the Lantern serves as the main entrance to the 166,000-square-foot building.
LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA ELEMENTS
The new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History building is an innovative work of architecture designed by the highly acclaimed architectural firm, Legorreta + Legorreta of Mexico City. The architect describes the 166,000-square-foot facility as a very happy environment – a building for kids, young people and adults. Some of the signature architectural Legorreta elements include:
Bright colors of Latin America including deep red, yellow, blue, bright pink, and purple